Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 08-11-2017

Iran Daily


Kabul TV station comes under deadly attack
Gunmen disguised as police opened fire on staff at a private television station in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday in an attack claimed by the Daesh terror group.

Iran FM: Saudi dangerous claims contrary to reality
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday dismissed as “false and dangerous” accusations by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman that Tehran had launched a “direct military aggression” against the kingdom that could be “an act of war.”

Lebanon’s Hariri visits UAE
Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who resigned over the weekend from Saudi Arabia, visited the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday for a meeting with a top official before returning to the kingdom.

Mogherini: US lawmakers signal plan to comply with JCPOA
US lawmakers signaled they plan to ensure the United States complies with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal despite US President Donald Trump’s misgivings about the pact, the EU’s foreign policy chief said on Tuesday.

Iranian benchmark for oil tops $60
After registering an unprecedented economic growth, Iran’s benchmark for oil improved after its crude passed $60 per barrel.

Trump urges N. Korea to ‘make a deal’
In a striking shift of tone, US President Donald Trump abandoned his aggressive rhetoric toward North Korea on Tuesday, signaling a willingness to negotiate as he urged Pyongyang to “come to the table” and “make a deal.”

Leader hails Arbaeen as outstanding event
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei applauded the growing enthusiasm for the commemoration of Arbaeen, describing the magnificent pilgrimage to the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (PBUH) in Karbala to mark Arbaeen as a major event bestowed by Almighty God.

Velayati: Enemies of resistance front in weakest position
Ali Akbar Velayati, an adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, hailed recent victories of the resistance front in the Middle East and said the enemies are currently in their weakest possible position.

Hatami: Iran using capabilities to maintain security in region
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said Iran will make use of its utmost capabilities and capacities to maintain regional security and territorial integrity of countries.

UN envoy hails great progress in cooperation with Tehran
The United Nations resident coordinator in Iran, Garry Lewis, hailed the great progress in cooperation with Tehran in recent years, specifying the main subjects the two sides are going to work on in the next five years.


Tehran Times


Assad: Anti-Iran remarks rooted in defeat of terrorists
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday the remarks and statements against Iran are related to the defeat of terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

Call for private sector’s greater role in medical tourism
The Iranian health minister has urged the private sector to boost participation in development of the country’s medical tourism sector.

European agriculture, rural development commissioner due in Tehran
European Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Phil Hogan will enter Tehran on Friday on the head of a high-ranking delegation.

‘Iran, Pakistan share border of peace and friendship’
Director of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) of Pakistan on Tuesday described the border between Iran and Pakistan as “border of peace and friendship.”

UN’s 72nd anniversary celebrated in Tehran
The United Nations celebrated the anniversary of the ratification of the 1945 UN Charter on Tuesday, November 7, in Tehran, although the day is officially marked on October 24.

The COP23 climate change summit in Bonn and why it matters
The world’s nations are meeting for the 23rd annual “conference of the parties” (COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which aims to “prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system”, i.e. halt global warming. It is taking place in Bonn, Germany from 6-17 November.

Afghan artists reunite for Nimrouz Exhibition in Tehran
A group of Afghan artists from all corners of the world have come together under one roof at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Center to recall memories of good days spent in unity by showcasing their works at the Nimrouz Exhibition.

Amano counters Trump’s objections to nuclear deal
Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has countered U.S. President Donald Trump’s objections to the 2015 nuclear deal.

EU needs to clarify response to possible U.S. JCPOA exit: Iran
Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi said on Tuesday that Europe must make clear how it will react if the United States exits the multinational nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Defense chief says Tehran views Pakistan’s security as its own
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said on Tuesday that Iran considers the security of Pakistan as its own.

Japan decorates former Iranian FM
A former Iranian minister of foreign affairs has been decorated by the Japanese government for his contribution to bilateral ties.